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Crime & Public Safety

Last Monday marked one year since the horrific shooting of Alex Madias near the Emeryville Amtrak station. Madias was picking up a friend when he was the subject of an attempted robbery where he was...

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Emeryville Police Officers responded to a vehicle versus train collision at the 67th Street crossing at about 11:04 p.m. last night. Miraculously, there were no reported injuries as a result of this collision. The driver...

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A 54-year-old man was convicted of second-degree robbery in an Alameda County courtroom on Thursday, January 31st. The man had also been charged with assault with a deadly weapon for striking a female cyclist with...

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The Alameda County Fire Department and Emeryville PD responded to a structure fire near a house on 43rd Street at about 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday. The fire turned out to be one of three “suspicious”...

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As part of a new ‘Police Transparency Law’ that went into effect this year, local law enforcement agencies around the state have been scrambling to fulfill requests by news outlets and individual rights groups. The Emeryville...

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The December 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 219 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 218 reported in November). The final crime report of 2018 saw violent crime increase by 4% for the year...

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The November 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 218 total crimes reported for the month (down slightly from the 225 reported in October). Robberies for the month reached double figures and are up 16% percent from last year....

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Barely a week after completing training to recognize opioid overdose symptoms and how to administer a lifesaving antidote, Emeryville Police Officers were put to the test. Emeryville Police Department vehicles had just recently been equipped...

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On Saturday evening at approximately 9:25 p.m, Emeryville Police Officers responded to GameStop on Hollis for a report of an armed robbery of the store. Store employees provided the responding officers a suspect description. An...

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Bay City News Service has been following the courtroom happenings of those recently arrested in a string of Apple Store ‘Grab & Run’ thefts. 19-year-old Joshua Jamal Cole, who was one of ten suspects charged...

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The October 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 225 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 220 reported in September). Auto burglaries, after seeing a steady decline over the past few months, made a “comeback”...

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Three armed robbers are in jail after a brief pursuit by Emeryville Police on Thanksgiving according to a report provided by EPD Sergeant Pablo Rojas. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Emeryville Police Officers responded to the...

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The SF Chronicle and East Bay Times are both reporting a possible breakthrough in the recent spate of arson cases at East Bay construction sites that includes Emeryville. 45-year-old Oakland resident Dustin Bellinger AKA “Faheem...

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The Emeryville Police Department published an alert back on September 30th of an “unattended death” in the storm drain tunnel along Horton Street. The Alameda County Coroner has since identified the deceased as a 26-year-old Livermore woman. Officers...

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The September 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 220 total crimes reported for the month (identical to the 220 reported in August). Violent crime has seen a 13% increase from last year with increases in all statistical categories...

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The August 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 220 total crimes reported for the month (down from 241 in July or -9%). Auto burglaries continued to be problematic accounting for over half of our city’s reported crimes with districts...

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The City of Emeryville, The Emeryville Police and the Alameda County Fire Department held an Emergency Preparedness Fair last Saturday at Station 34 on Powell street. One of the purposes of the fair was to...

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick announced arrests and charges against 17 individuals on Thursday, September 27th. Those charged are accused of being involved in several “grab & run” thefts at...

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The Emeryville PD sent a Nixle alert yesterday for another ‘grab & run’ robbery at the Bay Street Emeryville Apple Store. This was at least the fourth incident of this type in a one month...

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The Emeryville PD released two Nixle alerts on Friday. One for an assault with an axe near 40th & Hubbard, the other for a shooting in the parking lot of 7-Eleven on the corner of...

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North-Western Emeryville neighbors were startled last night by what was described as 4-6 police cars and an ambulance near the parking garage of EMME apartments. According to Emeryville Police Captain Oliver Collins, dispatch received a...

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The July 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 241 total crimes reported for the month (up dramatically from 179 in June or +35%). While violent crimes actually saw a significant decrease for the month, Property crimes rose substantially after a...

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The Emeryville Apple Store at Bay Street was the most recent victim in a string of “snatch-and-grab” thefts that have plagued the state. This one occurred at about 10:25 a.m. Saturday morning. “I saw three...

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The Emeryville Police Department received a report of a suspicious item in a garage level storage room at the Artistry Apartments this afternoon. A maintenance worker at the complex discovered the device that was described...

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